Growing in Maturity Series

Growing in Maturity Series (suggested passages):


Lesson 1

Followers Pass on What They Know and Stay Faithful (2 Timothy 2:1-7)

Lesson 2a

Followers Make Disciples (Matthew 28:16-20)
Followers are Christ’s Ambassadors (2 Corinthians 5:11-21)

Lesson 2b

Followers Share Their Story 1(John 4:4-2639-42)
Followers Share Their Story 2 (Acts 26:2-29)

Lesson 2c
Followers Look for People of Peace and Help People See Jesus (Luke 10:1-1216-20)

Lesson 3a
Followers Continue to Meet Together (Hebrews 10:23-25)
Followers Understand That Jesus is Building His Church (Matthew 16:13-21)

Lesson 3b
Followers Understand That They are a Part of Christ’s Body (1 Corinthians 12:12-30)
Followers Practice Community (Acts 2:42-47)

Lesson 4a
Followers Understand God is One (Deuteronomy 6:4-5)
Followers Understand the Role of the Son (Colossians 1:15-20)
Followers Understand the Role of the Father (Psalm 139:1-8)
Followers understand the Role of the Holy Spirit (1 Corinthians 2:10-16)

Lesson 4b
Followers Pray Based on their Relationship with God (John 17)

Lesson 5a
Followers Live in Light of their Position in Christ (Ephesians 1:3-14)
Followers are Secure in their Relationship with Christ (John 10:25-30)

Lesson 5b
Followers Accept Discipline from God (Hebrew 12:5-11)
Followers Remain in Christ (John 15:5-17)

Lesson 6
Followers Love God and Love Others (Mark 12:28-34)
Followers Keep Unity in Christ 1 (Ephesian 4:1-6)
Followers Keep Unity in Christ 2 (1 Corinthians 1:10-17)

Lesson 7
Followers delight in God’s Word Which Brings Wisdom for Living (Psalm 1)
Followers Hear God Speaking through Scripture (2 Peter 1:16-21)
Followers Understand the Role of Scripture in Their Lives (2 Timothy 3:14-17)

Lesson 8
Followers Pray with Purpose (Matthew 6:5-13)
Follower are Assured that God will Answer Prayers (John 14:12-14)
Followers are Not Anxious but Pray (Philippians 4:4-7)
Followers Pray All the Time (1Thessalonians 5:16-18)

Lesson 9
Followers Leave Their Past and Follow Jesus to Become Fishers of Men (Mark 1:14-17)
Followers Count the Cost of Following Jesus (Luke 9:57-62)

Lesson 10a
Followers Believe and are Baptized (Acts 8:9-13)
Followers are Baptized into Christ (Romans 6:1-7)
Followers are Baptized after Believing (Acts 8:26-38)

Lesson 10b
Followers Remember Jesus in Communion (Luke 22:14-23)
Followers Remember Jesus in Communion (1 Corinthians 11:23-33)

Lesson 11a

Followers Understand that the Gospel is for All People (Acts 10)

Lesson 11b
Followers Practice God’s Greatest Commandments -- to Love (Matthew 22:34-40)
Followers See Loving your Neighbor is Loving Everyone (Luke 10:25-37)

Lesson 12
Followers Give 1 (2 Corinthians 8:1-15)
Followers Give 2 (2 Corinthians 9:1-15)

Followers Give (2 Corinthians 9:1-15)